The following papers were published by UNSW NMR staff members.



Versatile oligomers and polymers from flavonoids –  a new approach to synthesis, S. Oliver, J. M. Hook and C. Boyer, Polymer Chemistry, 2017, accepted. DOI: 10.1039/c7py00325k 


Preparation, characterization and in vitro biological evaluation of (1:2) phenoxodiol-b-cyclodextrin(b-CD) complex , E. M.H. Yee, J. M. Hook, M. M. Bhadbhade, O. Vittorio, R. P. Kuchel, M. B. Brandl, R. D. Tilley, D. StC Black, N. Kumar, Carbohydrate Polymers, 2017, accepted. doi:10.1016/j.carbpol.2017.02.081


Localised high resolution spectral estimator for resolving superimposed peaks in NMR signals. Ye S., Aboutanios E., Thomas D. S., Hook J. M.: Signal Processing 2017, 130:343-354. DOI: 10.1016/j.sigpro.2016.07.024


β-Hydroxybutyrate Boosts Mitochondrial and Neuronal Metabolism but is not Preferred Over Glucose Under Activated Conditions. Achanta L. B., Rowlands B. D., Thomas D. S., Housley G. D., Rae C. D.: Neurochemical Research 2017:Ahead of Print. DOI: 10.1007/s11064-017-2228-6


The Effect of Drug Loading on Micelle Properties: Solid State NMR as a Tool to Gain Structural Insight Knowledge, Callari, M., De Souza, P.L., Rawal, A. and Stenzel, M.H, Angewandte Chemie, accepted 2017. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201701471 and 10.1002/ange.201701471.


Photo-driven Synthesis of Polymer-coated Platinized ZnO Nanoparticles with Enhanced Photoelectrochemical Charge Transportation, Toe, C.Y., Tan, H.L., Boyer, C., Rawal, A., Thickett, S., Scott, J., Amal, R. and Ng, Y.H., Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2017, 5, 4568-4575, DOI: 10.1039/C6TA10665J 


Mechanisms of Sodium Insertion/Extraction on the Surface of Defective Graphenes. James C. Pramudita, Aditya Rawal, Mohammad Choucair, Daniele Pontiroli, Giacomo Magnani, Mattia Gaboardi, Mauro Riccò, and Neeraj Sharma., ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9(1), 431-438, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b13104.


Total Quantification and Extraction of Shikimic Acid from Star Anise (llicium verum) using Solid-State NMR and Cellulose Dissolving Aqueous Hydroxide Solutions. Xu, S., Hossain, M.M., Lau, B.B.Y., To, T.Q., Rawal, A. and Aldous, L., Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.scp.2016.11.002



Micro- and Nanostructured Biomaterials for Sutureless Tissue Repair, S. J. Frost, D. Mawad, J. Hook and A. Lauto, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2016, 5, 401–414. DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201500589.


Site-specific synthesis of a nido-carborane-graphene salt, J. U. Kahlert, C. J. D. Austin, A. J. Hall, A. Rawal, J. M. Hook, L. M. Rendina, and M. Choucair, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52,1290-1292.

Gecko–Inspired Chitosan Adhesive for Tissue Repair, S.J. Frost, D. Mawad, H. Ruprai, M. J. Higgins, R. Kuchel, R. Tilley, S. Myers, J. M. Hook and A. Lauto, NPG Asia, 2016, 8, e280; DOI:10.1038/am.2016.73.


Mineral-Biochar Composites: Molecular Structure and Porosity, A. Rawal, S. D. Joseph, J. M. Hook, C. H. Chia, P. R. Munro, S. Donne, Y. Lin, D. Phelan, D. Mitchell, D. G. R. Mitchell, B. Pace, J. Horvat, J. B. W. Webber, Environmental Science and Technology, 2016, 50, 7706-7714. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b00685


Intramolecular H···S interactions in metal di-(isopropyl)dithiocarbamate complexes, A. Angeloski, J. M. Hook, M. Bhadbhade, A. T. Baker and A. M. McDonagh, CrystEngComm, 2016, 18, 7070-7077l; DOI: 10.1039/c6ce01475e.


Decoupling of spidroin expression and protein structure in spider dragline silks, S. Blamires, M. Kasumovic, I-Min Tso, P. Martens, J. Hook, A. Rawal, Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2016, 17, 1294-1307; doi:10.3390/ijms17081294


Campylobacter concisus utilizes blood but not short chain fatty acids despite showing associations with firmicutes taxa. Kaakoush N. O., Thomas D. S., Ruzayqat M. M., Lynch D., Leach S. T., Lemberg D. A., Day A. S., Mitchell H. M.: Microbiology (United Kingdom) 2016, 162(8):1388-1397. DOI: 10.1099/mic.0.000328


Biodegradable Glycopolymeric Micelles Obtained by RAFT-controlled Radical Ring-Opening Polymerization. Ganda S., Jiang Y., Thomas D. S., Eliezar J., Stenzel M. H.: Macromolecules 2016, 49(11):4136-4146. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b00266


Evidence of Protein Structure Decoupling from Spidroin Expression in Spider Dragline Silks.  Blamires, S.J., Kasumovic, M.M., Tso, I-M., Martens, P.J., Hook, J.M., Rawal, A., International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2016, 17 (8)


Nanocellulose characteristics from inner and outer layer of banana pseudo-stem prepared by TEMPO mediated oxidation. Faradilla, R.H.F., Lee,. G., Rawal, A., Hutomo, T., Stenzel, M.H., Arcot, J., Cellulose, 2016, DOI:10.1007/s10570-016-1025-8


Mineral–Biochar Composites: Molecular Structure and Porosity. Aditya Rawal, Stephen D. Joseph, James M. Hook, Chee H. Chia, Paul R. Munroe, Scott Donne, Yun Lin, David Phelan, David R. G. Mitchell, Ben Pace, Joseph Horvat, and J. Beau W Webber.: Enviro Sci & Technol 2016, Publication Date (Web): June 10, 2016 (Article) DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b00685


Discovery of homogeneously dispersed pentacoordinated Al (V) species on the surface of amorphous silica-alumina. Wang Z., Jiang Y., Yi X., Zhou C., Rawal A., Hook J., Liu Z., Deng F., Zheng A., Baiker A.: arXiv preprint arXiv:160404839 2016. DOI:


Efficient functionalisation of dextran-aldehyde with catechin: potential applications in the treatment of cancer. Oliver S., Thomas D. S., Kavallaris M., Vittorio O., Boyer C.: Polym Chem 2016, 7(14):2542-2552. DOI: 10.1039/C6PY00228E


Persistence of a self-complementary N-H···N tape motif in chloro-s-triazine crystals: crystal structures of simazine and atrazine herbicides and their polymorphic and inclusion behaviour. Le T., Bhadbhade M., Gao J., Hook J. M., Marjo C. E.: CrystEngComm 2016, 18(6):962-970. DOI: 10.1039/C5CE02206A


Molecular structures driving pseudo-capacitance in hydrothermal nanostructured carbons. Latham K. G., Rawal A., Hook J. M., Donne S. W.: RSC Advances 2016, 6(16):12964-12976. DOI: 10.1039/C5RA26136H


Site-specific synthesis of a hybrid boron-graphene salt. Kahlert J. U., Austin C. J. D., Hall A. J., Rawal A., Hook J. M., Rendina L. M., Choucair M.: Chem Commun (Cambridge, U K) 2016, 52(6):1290-1292. DOI: 10.1039/C5CC07611K


Redox tunable viologen-based porous organic polymers. Hua C., Chan B., Rawal A., Tuna F., Collison D., Hook J. M., D'Alessandro D. M.: Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2016, 4(13):2535-2544. DOI: 10.1039/C6TC00132G


Sodium insertion/extraction from single-walled and multi-walled carbon nanotubes: The differences and similarities. Goonetilleke D., Pramudita J. C., Choucair M., Rawal A., Sharma N.: Journal of Power Sources 2016, 314:102-108. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2016.03.014


The dual-role of Pt(IV) complexes as active drug and crosslinker for micelles based on β-cyclodextrin grafted polymer. Callari M., Thomas D. S., Stenzel M. H.: J Mater Chem B 2016, 4(12):2114-2123. DOI: 10.1039/C5TB024


Analysis of the Promoted Activity and Molecular Mechanism of Hydrogen Production over Fine Au–Pt Alloyed TiO2 Photocatalysts. Wang F., Jiang Y., Lawes D. J., Ball G. E., Zhou C., Liu Z., Amal R.: ACS Catalysis 2015, 5(7):3924-3931. DOI:

Silent information regulator 1 modulator resveratrol increases brain lactate production and inhibits mitochondrial metabolism, whereas SRT1720 increases oxidative metabolism. Rowlands B. D., Lau C. L., Ryall J. G., Thomas D. S., Klugmann M., Beart P. M., Rae C. D.: Journal of Neuroscience Research 2015, 93(7):1147-1156. DOI: 10.1002/jnr.23570

The electronic, optical and magnetic consequences of delocalization in multifunctional donor-acceptor organic polymers. Rizzuto F. J., Hua C., Chan B., Faust T. B., Rawal A., Leong C. F., Hook J. M., Kepert C. J., D'Alessandro D. M.: Phys Chem Chem Phys 2015, 17(17):11252-11259. DOI: 10.1039/C5CP00081E

Solid-state NMR as a probe of anion binding: molecular dynamics and associations in a [5]polynorbornane bisurea host complexed with terephthalate. Rawal A., Hook J. M., Robson R. N., Gunzelmann D., Pfeffer F. M., O'Dell L. A.: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2015, 17(34):22195-22203. DOI: 10.1039/C5CP03628C

Bioactive poly(methyl methacrylate) for bone fixation. Ravarian R., Murphy C. M., Schindeler A., Rawal A., Hook J. M., Dehghani F.: RSC Advances 2015, 5(75):60681-60690. DOI: 10.1039/C5RA08824K

Competitive formation of DNA linkage isomers by a trinuclear platinum complex and the influence of pre-association. Moniodis J. J., Thomas D. S., Davies M. S., Berners-Price S. J., Farrell N. P.: Dalton Trans 2015, 44(8):3583-3593. DOI: 10.1039/C4DT02942A

Feeding biochar to cows: An innovative solution for improving soil fertility and farm productivity. Joseph S., Doug P., Dawson K., Mitchell D. R., Rawal A., James H., Taherymoosavi S., Van Zwieten L., Joshua R., Donne S.: Pedosphere 2015, 25(5):666-679. DOI:

Putting corannulene in its place. Reactivity studies comparing corannulene with other aromatic hydrocarbons. George S. R. D., Frith T. D. H., Thomas D. S., Harper J. B.: Org Biomol Chem 2015, 13(34):9035-9041. DOI: 10.1039/C5OB01215E

Purity assessment of organic calibration standards using a combination of quantitative NMR and mass balance. Davies S. R., Jones K., Goldys A., Alamgir M., Chan B. K. H., Elgindy C., Mitchell P. S. R., Tarrant G. J., Krishnaswami M. R., Luo Y. et alAnal Bioanal Chem 2015, 407(11):3103-3113. DOI: 10.1007/s00216-014-7893-6

The Leaf Essential Oil of Eugenia reinwardtiana Growing in Australia. Brophy J. J., Clarkson J. R., Deseo M. A., Ford A. J., Lawes D. J., Leach D. N.: Natural product communications 2015, 10(9):1611-1614. DOI:



Solid-State NMR Structure Characterization of a 13CO-Labeled Ir (I) Complex with a P, N-Donor Ligand Including Ultrafast MAS Methods. Tregubov A. A., Linser R., Vuong K. Q., Rawal A., Gehman J. D., Messerle B. A.: Inorganic Chemistry 2014, 53(14):7146-7153. DOI:

The solution structure of bis(phenazine-1-carboxamide)-DNA complexes: MLN 944 binding corrected and extended. Serobian A., Thomas D. S., Ball G. E., Denny W. A., Wakelin L. P. G.: Biopolymers 2014, 101(11):1099-1113. DOI: 10.1002/bip.22513

Characterization of Soil Organic Matter in Aggregates and Size-Density Fractions by Solid State 13C CPMAS NMR Spectroscopy. Rabbi S. M. F., Linser R., Hook J. M., Wilson B. R., Lockwood P. V., Daniel H., Young I. M.: Commun Soil Sci Plant Anal 2014, 45(11):1523-1537. DOI: 10.1080/00103624.2014.904335

Incorporation of 5-Hydroxyindazole into the Self-Polymerization of Dopamine for Novel Polymer Synthesis. Peterson M. B., Le-Masurier S. P., Lim K., Hook J. M., Martens P., Granville A. M.: Macromol Rapid Commun 2014, 35(3):291-297. DOI: 10.1002/marc.201300746

The leaf, wood and bark oils of three species of Myodocarpus (Myodocarpaceae) endemic to new Caledonia. Lebouvier N., Lawes D., Hnawia E., Page M., Brophy J., Nour M.: Nat Prod Commun 2014, 9(9):1223-1227. DOI:

Specific molecular structure changes and radical evolution during biomass–polyethylene terephthalate co-pyrolysis detected by 13 C and 1 H solid-state NMR. Ko K.-H., Sahajwalla V., Rawal A.: Bioresource technology 2014, 170:248-255. DOI:

Analysis of thermal degradation kinetics and carbon structure changes of co-pyrolysis between macadamia nut shell and PET using thermogravimetric analysis and 13 C solid state nuclear magnetic resonance. Ko K.-H., Rawal A., Sahajwalla V.: Energy Conversion and Management 2014, 86:154-164. DOI:

Carborane functionalization of the aromatic network in chemically-synthesized graphene. Kahlert J. U., Rawal A., Hook J. M., Rendina L. M., Choucair M.: Chemical Communications 2014, 50(77):11332-11334. DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04521A

Exploiting stable radical states for multifunctional properties in triarylamine-based porous organic polymers. Hua C., Rawal A., Faust T. B., Southon P. D., Babarao R., Hook J. M., D'Alessandro D. M.: Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2014, 2(31):12466-12474. DOI: 10.1039/C4TA01925C

Stereoselective fluorination alters the geometry of a cyclic peptide: Exploration of backbone-fluorinated analogues of Unguisin A. Hu X.-G., Thomas D. S., Griffith R., Hunter L.: Angew Chem, Int Ed 2014, 53(24):6176-6179. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201403071

Microstructural characterization of white charcoal. Chia C., Joseph S., Rawal A., Linser R., Hook J., Munroe P.: Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 2014, 109:215-221. DOI:

NMR spectroscopy to follow reaction progress in ionic liquids. Butler B. J., Thomas D. S., Hook J. M., Harper J. B.: Magn Reson Chem 2014. DOI:

An examination of the leaf essential oils of three Eugenia (Myrtaceae) species endemic to New Caledonia. Brophy J. J., Hnawia E., Lawes D. J., Lebouvier N., Nour M.: J Essent Oil Res 2014, 26(2):71-75. DOI: 10.1080/10412905.2013.871671

Superior chemotherapeutic benefits from the ruthenium-based anti-metastatic drug NAMI-A through conjugation to polymeric micelles. Blunden B. M., Rawal A., Lu H., Stenzel M. H.: Macromolecules 2014, 47(5):1646-1655. DOI:


  • "Incorporation of 5-Hydroxyindazole into the Self-Polymerization of Dopamine for Novel Polymer Synthesis" M. B. Peterson , S. P. Le-Masurier , K. Lim , J. M. Hook , P. Martens , A. M. Granville Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2013, DOI: 10.1002/marc.201300746
  • "Designing Specific Biochars to Address Soil Constrains: A Developing Industry" Book Chapter, S. Joseph, L. van Zwieten, C. Chia, S. Kimber, P. R. Munroe, Y. Lin, C. Marjo, J. Hook, T. Thomas, S. Nielsen et al. In Biochar and Soil Biota. Editors: N Ladygina, F. Rineau p. 165-201. CRC Press 01 Apr 2013
  • “An investigation into the supramolecular structure, solubility, stability and antioxidant activity of rutin/cyclodextrin inclusion complex”, T. A. Nguyen, B. Liu, J. Zhao, D. S. Thomas, J. M. Hook, Food Chemistry, 2013,136, 186–192; 10.1016/j.foodchem.2012.07.104.
  • “Molecular interactions in coupled PMMA-bioglass hybrid networks”, R. Ravarian, H. Wei, A. Rawal, J. Hook, W. Chrzanowski and F. Dehghani, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2013,1, 1835–1845, DOI: 10.1039/C2TB00251E.
  • “Galacturonic Acid Content and Degree of Esterification of Pectin from Sweet Potato Starch Residue Detected using 13C CP/MAS Solid State NMR”, Siti Nurdjanah, James Hook, J. Paton and J. Paterson, European Journal of Food Research & Review, 2013, 3(1), 16-37.
  • “Synthesis of per-deuterated alkyl amines for preparation of deuterated organic pyromellitamide gelators”, N. R. Yepuri, S. A. Jamieson, T. A. Darwish, A. Rawal, J. M. Hook, P. Thordarson and P. J. Holden, Tetrahedron Letters, 2013, 54, 2538–2541; 10.1016/j.tetlet.2013.03.031
  • “Using supramolecular binding motifs to provide precise control over the ratio and distribution of species in multiple component films grafted on surfaces: demonstration using electrochemical assembly from aryl diazonium salts", A. L. Gui, H. M. Yau, D. S. Thomas, M. Chockalingam, J. B. Harper, and J. J. Gooding, Langmuir, 2013, 29(15), 4772-4781; DOI: 10.1021/la400358e


  • "Backbone assignment of perdeuterated proteins using long-range H/C-dipolar transfers" R. Linser,J. Biomolecular NMR, 2012, 52, (2), 151-158.1.
  • "2-Nitro-6-monoacetylmorphine: potential marker for monitoring the presence of 6-monoacetylmorphine in urine adulterated with potassium nitrite" , S. Luong, R. Shimmon, J. Hook & S. Fu, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2012, 403, (7), 2057-2063.
  • "Functionalizing Biodegradable Dextran Scaffolds Using Living Radical Polymerization: New Versatile Nanoparticles for the Delivery of Therapeutic Molecules" Hien T. T. Duong, Felicity Hughes, Sharon Sagnella, Maria Kavallaris, Alexander Macmillan, Renee Whan, James Hook, Thomas P. Davis, and Cyrille Boyer, Mol. Pharmaceutics, 2012, 9, 3046−3061; 10.1021/mp300144y


  • “Degradation of poly(vinyl pyrrolidone)-titania hybrid materials”, R. Holmes, R. Linser, J. M. Hook, R. Burford, The Journal of Polymer Degradation and Stability, submitted.
  • “An Oxidative Carbon-Carbon Bond-Forming Reaction Proceeds via an Isolable Iminium Ion”, A. S.-K Tsang, P. Jensen, J. M. Hook, A. S. K. Haschmi, and M. H. Todd, Pure and Applied Chemistry, ASAP Articles, 2011, DOI: 10.1351/PAC-CON-11-01-01.
  • “Proton detected solid state NMR of fibrillar and membrane proteins”, R. Linser, M. Dasari, U. Fink, P. Schmieder, J.-M. Lopez del Amo, S. Marcovic, M. Hiller, H. Oschkinat, D. Oesterheld, B. Reif, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 50 (19), 4508–4512; Cover Picture, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 50 (19), 4237 (2011), doi: 10.1002/anie.201008244.
  • “Structure calculation from highly unambiguous amide and methyl 1H-1H distance restraints for a micro-crystalline protein with MAS solid state NMR”, R. Linser, B. Bardiaux, V. Higman, U. Fink, B. Reif, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133 (15), 5905–5912 (2011).
  • "In-situ preparation of poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate)-titania hybrids using gamma-radiation "R. L. Holmes, J. A. Campbell, R. Linser, J. M. Hook, R. P. Burford, Polymer 2011, 52, 4471-4479.
  • "Polymorphism and a Metastable Solvate of Duloxetine Hydrochloride "C. E. Marjo, M. Bhadbhade, J. M. Hook, and A. M. Rich Molecular Pharmaceutics, 2011, 8 (6), 2454–2464.
  • “Recent Advances in the NMR Spectroscopy of Chlorine, Bromine and Iodine”,B. J. Butler, J. M. Hook, and J. B. Harper, Annual Reports on NMR Spectroscopy, 2011,73, 0000, Elsevier Ltd. ISSN 0066-4103, DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-08-097074-5.00002-5.
  • "Side-chain to backbone correlations from solid-state NMR of perdeuterated proteins through combined excitation and long-range magnetization transfers" R. Linser,J. Biomolecular NMR, 2011, 51(3), 221-226.
  • "Analysis of Thiol-sensitive Core-cross-linked Polymeric Micelles Carrying Nucleoside Pendant Groups using "On-line" ™Methods: Effect of Hydrophobicity on Cross-linking and Degradation", Blunden, B. M., Thomas, D. S. & Stenzel, M. H, Aust J Chem 64, 766-778 (2011).


  • "Photochemical Tissue Bonding with Chitosan Adhesive Films", A. Lauto, D. Mawad, A. Gupta, S. Piller, J. Hook, Biomedical Engineering Online, 2010, 9, 47.
  • “Dihydromyricetin hexaacetate”, W. Li, M. Bhadbhade, J. Hook and J. Zhao, Acta Cryst., 2010, E66, o2627.
  • “An investigation into the reactions of biochar in soil”, S. D. Joseph, M. Camps-Arbestain, Y. Lin, P. Munroe, C. H. Chia, J. Hook, L. van Zwieten, S. Kimber, A. Cowie, B. P. Singh, J. Lehmann, N. Foidl, R. J. Smernik and J. E. Amonette, Austral. J. Soil Research, 2010, 48, 501-515.
  • “Determination of the Kinetic Profile of a Dinuclear Platinum Anticancer Complex in the Presence of Sulfate: Introducing a New Tool for the Expedited Analysis of 2D [1H,15N] HSQC NMR Spectra“, Rasha A. Ruhayel, Ben Corry, Carlos Braun, Donald S. Thomas, Susan J. Berners-Price, and Nicholas P. Farrell, Inorg. Chem 49, 10815-10819, 2010, doi: 10.1021/ic100576k
  • “Dynamics of water in agar gels studied using low and high resolution 1H NMR spectroscopy“, Erika Davies, Yang Huang, Jason B. Harper, James M. Hook, Donald S. Thomas, Iko M. Burgar and Peter J. Lillford, Intl. J. Food Sci. and Tech., 2010, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2621.2010.02448.x
  • “Ionic Liquids Through the Looking Glass: Theory Mirrors Experiment and Provides Further Insight into Aromatic Substitution Processes“, S. G. Jones, H. M. Yau, E. Davies, J. M. Hook, T. G. A. Youngs, J. B. Harper, and A. Croft, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2010, doi: 10.1039/b919831h


  • “Duloxetine hydrochloride“ M. Bhadbhade, J. Hook, C. Marjo, A. Rich and Q. Lin, Acta Cryst. (2009). E65, o2294; doi:10.1107/S16005368090339965
  • “Synthesis and NMR characterization of the methyl esters of eicosapentaenoic acid monoepoxides“P.i H. Cui, W.i V. Zhang, J. Hook, B. N. Tattam, C. C. Duke, M. Murray, Chemistry and Physics of Lipids, 159 (2009) 30–37; doi:10.1016/j.chemphyslip.2009.02.005
  • “Ionic Liquids: Just Molten Salts After All?“ H. M. Yau, S. J. Chan, S. R. D. George, J. M. Hook, A. K. Croft, and J. B. Harper, Molecules 2009, 14, 2521-2534; doi:10.3390/ molecules14072521.
  • “79Br NMR spectroscopy as a practical tool for kinetic analysis“, S. J. Chan, A. G. Howe, J. M. Hook and J. B. Harper, Magn. Reson. Chem., 2009, 47(4), 342-347; doi 10.1002/mrc.2401.
  • "Influence of amine ligands on the aquation and cytotoxicity of trans-diamine platinum(II) anticancer complexes", Cubo, L. et al, Dalton T 3457-3466 (2009).doi:10.1039/b819301k
  • "[1H,15N] NMR studies of the aquation of cis-diamine platinum(II) complexes" Cubo, L. et al., Inorganica Chimica Acta 362, 1022-1026 (2009).
  • "Effects of geometric isomerism and anions on the kinetics and mechanism of the stepwise formation of long-range DNA interstrand cross-links by dinuclear platinum antitumor complexes", Zhang, J., Thomas, D. S., Berners-Price, S. J. & Farrell, N. P, Chemistry 14, 6391-6405 (2008).


  • “Functionalization of Natural Halloysite Clay Nanotube by Grafting with γ-Aminopropyltriethoxysilane (APTES)”, P. Yuan, P. D. Southon, C. J. Kepert, Z. Liu, M. E. R. Green, J. M. Hook, S. J. A ntill , J. Phys. Chem. 2008.
  • “The importance of solvent reorganisation in the effect of an ionic liquid on a unimolecular substitution process” H. M. Yau, S. A. Barnes, J. M. Hook, T. G. A. Youngs, A. K. Croft and J. B. Harper, JCS Chem. Commun. 2008, 3576-3578.
  • “Heterogeneously Catalysed Crosslinking of Polycarbosilane with Divinylbenzene”, A. R. Maddocks, J. M. Hook, H. Stender, and A.T. Harris, Journal of Materials, 2008, 43, 2666-2674.
  • “A Solid State NMR Study of the Interaction of Fish Antifreeze Proteins with Phospholipid Membranes”, J. Garner, S.R. Inglis, J. Hook, F. Separovic and M. Harding, European Biophysics Journal, 2008, 37, 1031-1038 .
  • “The Use of Quantitative NMR for the Analysis of Agrochemicals”, R.J. Wells, J. Cheung and J. M. Hook(in part), book chapter in “NMR Spectroscopy in Pharmaceutical Analysis”, ed. U. Holzgrabe, I. Wawer, B. Diehl, Elsevier, 2008, Chapter 7, p291-315.
  • “Intramolecular cyclization of ortho-alkynylanilines by Rh(I)-catalyzed hydroamination to yield benzo(dipyrroles)”. G. Clentsmith, L. Field, B. Messerle, A. Shasha and P. Turner, Tet. Letters, v50, i13, 2008, 1469-1471.


  • “Biosynthesis and Characterisation of Deuterated PHO”, L. J. R. Foster, V. Sanguanchaipaiwong, C. L. Gabelish, J. Hook, and M. Stenzel, Biomaterials, 2006, 7, 1344-1349. DOI: 10.1021/bm0509691.
  • “Hyperforins and its Analogues Inhibit CYP3A4 Enzyme Activity” J. Lee, R. K. Duke V. T. Tran, J. M. Hook and C. C. Duke, Phytochemistry, 2006, 67, 2550-2560.
  • "Chirality and encapsulation properties of disubstituted ferrocene-peptide dendrimers", Appoh, F., Thomas, D. S. & Kraatz, H.-B, Macromolecules 39, 5629-5638 (2006).
  • "Reactions of 1-amino-n'-ferrocenemethylcarboxylate with electrophiles: A combined synthetic, electrochemical, and theoretical study", Khan, M. A. K., Thomas, D. S. & Kraatz, H.-B, Inorganica Chimica Acta 359, 3339-3344 (2006).


  • “A Synthetic, Structural and 113Cd NMR Study of Cadmium Complexes of 1,3-Thiazolidine-2-thioate, including Stuctures of Cadmium Bis(1,3-thiazolidine-2-thionate)(Cd(C 3H 4NS 2) 2, Cadmium Bis(1,3-thiazolidine-2-thionate)pyridine solvate((Cd(C 3H 4NS 2) 2(C 5H 5N) 3(C 5H 5N), and Bis( Tetraphenylphosphonium)tetraiodobis( 1,3-thiazolidine-2-thionate)dicadmate (2-)(PhP 4)2[I 2Cd(C 3H 4NS 2) 2CdI 2’, D. C. Craig, I. G. Dance, P. A. W. Dean, J. M. Hook, H. A. Jenkins, C. W. Kirby, M. L. Scudder and U. Rajalingam, Can. J. Chem., 2005, 83, 174-184.
  • “Chitosan Adhesive for Laser Tissue Repair: In Vitro Characterisation”, A. Lauto, J. Hook, M. Doran, F. Camacho, L. A. Poole-Warren, A. Avolio and J. Foster, Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, 2005, 36, 193-201.
  • “Substitution Reactions in Ionic Liquids: A Kinetic Study”, B. Y. W. Man, J. M. Hook and J. B. Harper, Tetrahedron Letters, 2005,46, 7641-7645.
  • “Dolichol as the Major Lipid Component of Human Substantia Nigra Neuromelanin”, H. Federow, R. Pickford, J. M. Hook, K. L. Double, G. M. Halliday, M. Gerlach, P. Riederer, B. Garner, J. Neurochemistry, 2005, 92, 990-5.
  • “Palladium and Tungsten Complexes Containing Catechol Phosphine Ligands: Synthesis and Properties Upon Binding to Titanium Dioxide Particles”, N. Lucas, A. McDonagh, S. C. Colbran and J. M. Hook, J.European Inorganic Chemistry, 2005, 496-503.
  • "Effects of geometric isomerism in dinuclear platinum antitumor complexes on aquation reactions in the presence of perchlorate, acetate and phosphate", Zhang, J., Thomas, D. S., Davies, M. S., Berners-Price, S. J. & Farrell, N. P., J Biol Inorg Chem 10, 652-666 (2005).
  • "Glutamic acid dendrimers attached to a central ferrocene core: Synthesis and properties", Appoh, F., Thomas, D. S. & Kraatz, H.-B., Macromolecules 38, 7562-7570 (2005).


  • “Dimethylsulfone as a Universal Standard for Analysis of Organics by Quantitative Nuclear Magnetic (QNMR) Spectroscopy”, R. J. Wells, J. Cheung, and J. M. Hook, Accred. Qual. Assur. , 2004, 9, 450-456.
  • “Magic Angle Spinning 31P NMR of Human Erythrocytes: Independence of Cell Volume on Spin Rate”, S. Ramadan, P. W. Kuchel, D. J. Philip, B. E. Chapman, W. A. Bubb, M. Coen, J. E. Gready, P. J. Harvey, A. J. Mclean and J. M. Hook, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2004, 52, 662-668.
  • “An Uncertainty Budget for the Determination of the Purity of Glyphosate by Quantitative Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy(QNMR)”, T. Saed Al-Deen, D. B. Hibbert, J. M. Hook and R. J. Wells, Accred. Qual. Assur. , 2004, 9, 55-63.
  • “Crystal Packing in Tetraphenylphosphonium salts of Trithiocyanuric Acid and Its Methanol Solvate” P. A. W. Dean, M. Jennings, T. M. Houle, D. C. Craig, I. G. Dance, J. M. Hook and M. Scudder, Cryst Eng Comm, 2004, 6, 543-548.
  • “The Leaf Essential Oils of the Australian Species of Pseuduvaria(Annonaceae)”, J. J. Brophy. R. J. Goldsack, J. M. Hook, C. J. R. Fookes and P. I. Forster, J. Essential Oil Res., 2004, 16, 362-366.
  • “Biosynthesis of Natural-Synthetic Hybrid Copolymers: Polyhydroxyoctanoate Diethylene Glycol”, V. Sanguanchaipaiwong, C. L. Gabelish, J. Hook, C. Scholz and L J. R. Foster, Biomacromolecules, 2004 ,5 (2), 643 -649.
  • “Cyclization of Acetylenic Amides Using a Cationic Rodium(I) Comples ”, S. Burling , L. Field, H. Li, B. Messerle and A. Shasha, Aust.. Chem. 57, 677-680, 2004.
  • "Long range 1,4 and 1,6-interstrand cross-links formed by a trinuclear platinum complex. Minor groove preassociation affects kinetics and mechanism of cross-link formation as well as adduct structure", Hegmans, A. et al., J Am Chem Soc 126, 2166-2180 (2004).


  • “ 17O Quantitative Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (QNMR) of Gasolines and Oxygenated Additives” D. G. Lonnon and J. M. Hook, Analytical Chem., 2003, 75(17), 4659-4666.
  • “NMR Confirmation of an Alkali-insoluble Glucan from Kluyveromyces marxianus Cultivated on a Lactose-based”, T. Lukondeh, N. J. Ashbolt, P. L. Rogers and J. M. Hook, World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2003, 19, 349-355.
  • "NMR studies probing the directionality of DNA interstrand cross-linking by the trinuclear platinum complex BBR3464", Thomas, D. S., Davies, M. S., Zhang, J., Berners-Price, S. J. & Farrell, N. P., J Inorg Biochem 96, 239-239 (2003).
  • "Competitive reactions of interstrand and intrastrand DNA-Pt adducts: A dinuclear-platinum complex preferentially forms a 1,4-interstrand cross-link rather than a 1,2 intrastrand cross-link on binding to a GG 14-Mer duplex", Berners-Price, S. J., Davies, M. S., Cox, J. W., Thomas, D. S. & Farrell, N. P., Chemistry 9, 713-725 (2003).
  • "Kinetic and equilibria studies of the aquation of the trinuclear platinum phase II anticancer agent [{trans-PtCl(NH3)2}2{mu-trans-Pt(NH3)2(NH2(CH2)6NH2)2}]4+ (BBR3464)", Davies, M. S., Thomas, D. S., Hegmans, A., Berners-Price, S. J. & Farrell, N. P., Inorg Chem 41, 1101-1109 (2002).
  • "Circular dichroism, kinetic and mass spectrometric studies of copper(I) and mercury(II) binding to metallothionein", Stillman, M., Thomas, D. S., Trevithick, C., Guo, X. & Siu, M., J Inorg Biochem 79, 11-19 (2000).